BUTBA 2016/17 Masters Report

BUTBA 2016/17 Masters The final event of the BUTBA season is the invitational masters event. It is run over three divisions (men’s scratch, ladies scratch and handicap) pitting the best of the students against the best graduates who played on tour in the current season. Unfortunately none of last year’s winners were able to defend … Read moreBUTBA 2016/17 Masters Report

Featured Bowler – August

Nicole Stam What did you study at university? Social Psychology at Loughborough University What do you do as a day job? Nursery Practitioner in the 0-2 years old department. High Game: 245 High Series: Not entirely sure but I know I have not gotten over 600. How long have you been bowling? 7 years and counting. How did … Read moreFeatured Bowler – August

Airport Doubles Report

Second Annual BUTBA/BTBA Airport Doubles – May 2017 In 2016, the first ever joint BUTBA/BTBA ranking event was held at the Airport Bowl with 22 teams entering. Glen Richardson and Dan Bonfield took first place scratch, winning all of their 5 round robin matches (but we all know Basher doesn’t like to talk about it). … Read moreAirport Doubles Report

Featured Bowler – May

Tom Chuter What did you study at university? Town Planning and Development at Nottingham Trent University What do you do as a day job? Property Manager High Game: 298 High Series: 787 How long have you been bowling? 14 years How did you start bowling? As a kid, I grew up in a deprived area that didn’t really offer much in … Read moreFeatured Bowler – May

Featured Bowler – April

Abdullah Al-Tamimi What are you studying at university? PhD in Bio-Technology High Game: 290 High Series: 730 How long have you been bowling? I have been bowling in leagues and tournaments since 2008. How did you start bowling? Ever since I was 8 years old, I’ve been bowling with my family and I loved the whole atmosphere that the game … Read moreFeatured Bowler – April

Birmingham Baker Doubles Report

Nottingham Dominate at Birmingham Baker Doubles The fifth ranking stop of the 16/17 season was hosted by the University of Birmingham at Nuneaton. A staple tournament on the BUTBA tour incorporating baker games into the qualifying, with mixed student and ex-student teams allowed. The day saw 8 teams enter, three from Nottingham, two from Birmingham … Read moreBirmingham Baker Doubles Report

BUTBA Student and Ex-Student Championships Report

BUTBA/BTBA Scotch Doubles – 25 February 2017 On Saturday 25th February, 27 students and 15 ex-students made the trip to MFA Nottingham to contest the annual Championships. By the end of the day four teams and six individuals would be claiming victory in both scratch and handicap divisions. All teams would play games in singles, doubles … Read moreBUTBA Student and Ex-Student Championships Report